Crew members get to learn about and work at a variety of stations: Tortilla, Salsa, Prep, Grill, Expo, and Take-Out. In each area they’re greeting and interacting with Chipotle’s customers directly, making their meals, while portioning out the ingredients to our standards. Crew members’ responsibilities require them to be on their feet working while clocked in, unless on break. If they are not busy, they are expected to take on tasks they see that need to get done, and pitch in to help their teammates.
In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Food Prep • Following recipes accurately and maintaining food preparation processes such as cooking, marinating, seasoning, and grilling meats; chopping herbs; dicing, cutting, and slicing vegetables • Completing hot and cold food preparation assignment accurately, neatly, and in a timely fashion • Preparing food throughout the day as needed, anticipating and reacting to customer volume • Maintaining appropriate portion control and consistently monitoring food levels on the line • Maintaining proper food handling, safety, and sanitation standards while preparing and cooking food Customer Experience • Providing friendly, quality customer service to each Chipotle customer • Working toward understanding and articulating Food With Integrity Miscellaneous • Consistently and accurately using prep sheets, Road Maps, cleanliness list, and station checklists • Following Chipotle sanitation standards including washing cookware and utensils throughout the day • Cleaning equipment, as assigned, thoroughly and in a timely fashion according to Chipotle sanitation guideline The ideal candidate will: • Have the ability to develop positive working relationships with all restaurant employees and work as part of a team by helping others as needed or requested • Have the ability to speak clearly and listen attentively to guests and other employees • Have the ability to maintain a professional appearance at all times and display a positive and enthusiastic approach to all assignments • Be able to exhibit a cheerful and helpful attitude, and provide exceptional customer service • Be able to adapt to changing customer volume levels with a sense of urgency • Have the ability to demonstrate a complete understanding of the menu • Be able to follow instructions for recipes and sanitation guidelines • Have the ability to be cross-trained in all areas of the kitchen and line • Have the ability to communicate in the primary language(s) of the work location At Chipotle we don't have multiple job titles for our entry level employees but all of our crew will play the role of dishwasher, cashier, server, host, bartender, cook, prep cook, etc. so be prepared to learn a lot and work hard if you join the team. Most of the jobs that we are hiring for are entry level positions. If you are interested in interviewing for a restaurant general manager or assistant restaurant manager position and have previous restaurant management experience you can search our careers page for more opportunities as we may have some of those positions available.